Beartrap Canyon Wilderness

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Beartrap Canyon Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Beartrap Canyon Wilderness
Map showing the location of Beartrap Canyon Wilderness
Location Washington County, Utah, USA
Nearest city Cedar City, UT
Coordinates 37°25′33″N 113°05′20″W / 37.4257°N 113.0889°W / 37.4257; -113.0889Coordinates: 37°25′33″N 113°05′20″W / 37.4257°N 113.0889°W / 37.4257; -113.0889
Area 40 acres (0.2 km2)
Established March 30, 2009 (2009-March-30)
Governing body Bureau of Land Management

Beartrap Canyon Wilderness is a 40-acre (0.2 km2) wilderness area in the US state of Utah. It was designated March 30, 2009, as part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. Located adjacent to the Kolob Canyons region of Zion National Park, it encompasses and protects part of Beartrap Canyon Creek, a tributary of the Wild & Scenic Virgin River.[1] Beartrap Canyon Wilderness is bordered by the Zion Wilderness to the east.

Access to the canyon is from the LaVerkin Creek Trail in Zion National Park.

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  1. ^ Virgin River, Utah - National Wild and Scenic Rivers System

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